Blooming cosmos

Cosmos for Cut Flowers

The weather has turned cold again. After a week of record breaking heat, the night will start dipping down close to freezing. I have enjoyed seeing the cosmos dancing in the wind and playing with the butterflies. They won’t be able to handle the frost for sure. I brave the …

Red peppers

Red peppers harvest in October

I have started putting the garden to bed. All the green tomatoes have been picked and the tomatoes plants are on their way to the yard waste. The garlic is planted. The asparagus front is cut and its bed is mulched. But I wasn’t ready to let my pepper plants …

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichoke

I stumbled upon a couple Jerusalem artichoke plants while cleaning up some abandoned gardens. Scored! Jerusalem artichoke is a bit of a …

Garden cleanup

Community Garden Clean up

Goodbye garden, We have seen much together for the last few months. There was much happiness when I first saw you in …

Little Brussels Sprouts

Growing Brussels Sprouts Tips

A few tips for myself to remember when growing Brussels sprouts again next year: Brussels Sprouts flavor is enhanced with frost Give …

Frost burn on zinnia

Frost Advisory in the Garden

Frost came early this year. The weather service issued a frost advisory that called for patchy frost with temperature between 32 and …

Freshly dug sweet potatoes

Sweet Potato Harvest

The weather has turned cold unexpectedly. It is still too early, but the sweet potatoes do not like the cold too much. …